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Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Local Stations: Where the News Comes First

Three words: Lame. Local. Latebreaking.

A new Gallup poll reveals a shocking truth: in a day and age where a vast wealth of information is available to everyone by a variety of media, viewers still prefer getting their news the old fashioned way: from their local newscasts.

I guess Americans need the day's top stories delivered using cliche-ridden copy and in newscasts peppered with news choppers, bad feature reports ("Can your tap water... KILL you?") and a "SuperDoppler9000." Plus! The fat, wacky weatherguy's unbelievably inaccurate 12-day forecast- right after this!

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